# Convert kilometers to feet

Enter the number of kilometers you want to convert to feet in the text box below. The conversion to length in feet will update as you type.

kilometers (km)
1 kilometers = 3,280.84 feet

## Precise decimal and fraction answers

The conversion in feet rounded to six significant decimal places is 1 km = 3,280.839895 ft. The precise fraction answer is 3,280 320/381 ft.

### Decimal Precision

Conversion from one to ten decimal places

• 1 km = 3,280.8 ft
• 1 km = 3,280.84 ft
• 1 km = 3,280.840 ft
• 1 km = 3,280.8399 ft
• 1 km = 3,280.83990 ft
• 1 km = 3,280.839895 ft
• 1 km = 3,280.8398950 ft
• 1 km = 3,280.83989501 ft
• 1 km = 3,280.839895013 ft
• 1 km = 3,280.8398950131 ft

## Answer in feet and inches

1 km equals 3280 ft 10 5/64 in using feet, inches and fractional inches instead of decimals as is traditional in the imperial system. This calculation is accurate to the nearest 1/64th of an inch.

## How many feet are in a kilometer?

There are 3,280.84 feet in one kilometer. A kilometer is 3,280.84 times longer than a foot. A foot is 0.030% of a kilometer

## Kilometers to feet conversion factor and formulas

Formula

The conversion factor between kilometers and feet is 3,280.84. This represents the ratio of feet per one kilometer. To calculate the value in feet, we can either multiply by the conversion factor or divide by its inverse.

### Multiplication

To convert from kilometers to feet, multiply kilometers by 3,280.84.
The formula is expressed as:
km × 3,280.84 = ft

### Division

Alternatively we can divide by the inverse conversion factor to get the same result.
The inverse of 3,280.84 is 1/3,280.84 or 0. To convert from kilometers to feet, divide kilometers by 0.
The formula is expressed as:
km ÷ 0 = ft

Converting kilometers to feet is a conversion between units from separate unit systems - kilometers are metric (SI) defined units while feet are US Customary / UK Imperial .

SI Unit

Within the SI (metric) system of measurement, the kilometer is officially defined as being equal to 1,000 meters. It is commonly used as measurement for geographic distances in similar circumstances where a mile would be used in the U.S. Internationally it is spelled 'kilometre' whereas the U.S. spells it 'kilometer'. The symbol for a kilometer is km however k is sometimes used.

Customary/Imperial Unit

The foot is a length unit of measure within the US Customary and UK Imperial systems. It is commonly abbreviated as ft or using the ' symbol. The official definition of the foot is 0.3048 meters. Within the Imperial system, the foot is equal to 12 inches or 1/3 of a yard. The foot is very widely used within the United States in situations where nearly the rest of the world would measure in meters. Globally, the foot is used by the aviation community as the standard measurement of flight altitude eg. 35,000 feet.

## Reverse this conversion

Convert from feet to kilometers instead.

## 1 kilometers to other length units

### Metric

• 1 km = 1 km
• 1 km = 1,000 m
• 1 km = 10,000 dm
• 1 km = 100,000 cm
• 1 km = 1,000,000 mm
• 1 km = 1×109 µ
• 1 km = 1×1012 nm

### Imperial/U.S.

• 1 km = 0.621 mi
• 1 km = 1,093.613 yd
• 1 km = 3,280.84 ft
• 1 km = 39,370.079 in

## References and Citations

1. International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) The International System of Units (SI)
2. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) General Tables of Units of Measurement

## Kilometers to feet conversion table

km ft
1 km 3,280.84 ft
2 km 6,561.68 ft
3 km 9,842.52 ft
4 km 13,123.36 ft
5 km 16,404.199 ft
6 km 19,685.039 ft
7 km 22,965.879 ft
8 km 26,246.719 ft
9 km 29,527.559 ft
10 km 32,808.399 ft
km ft
20 km 65,616.798 ft
30 km 98,425.197 ft
40 km 131,233.596 ft
50 km 164,041.995 ft
60 km 196,850.394 ft
70 km 229,658.793 ft
80 km 262,467.192 ft
90 km 295,275.591 ft
100 km 328,083.99 ft
1,000 km 3,280,839.895 ft